Railroad Coordination Manager - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Railroad Coordination Manager to be based in Philadelphia, PA.

The Amtrak ADA Stations Program (ADASP) is responsible for bringing Amtrak station components into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADASP implements and preforms design and construction of infrastructure improvements to provide accessibly to Amtrak’s intercity rail transportation system.


  • Member of the Amtrak ADASP Core Leadership Team providing direct support to Amtrak management

  • Manage Right-of-Entry process at stations for ADA assessments, land surveys, design site visits, geotechnical borings and construction activities:

  • Review Contractor insurance coverage

  • Review Contractor Site Specific Work Plan

  • Assist Contractor with Host RR safety training requirements

  • Assist Contractor with securing Host RR flag protection

  • Assist Contractor with Right of Entry application

  • Coordinate the review and approval of Amtrak station design documents with the Host railroad:

  • Monitor Host RR status of design review requests

  • Work with Amtrak PMs to provide Host railroad design requirements and standards

  • Review and validate Host RR invoices

  • Manage Host RR installations of passenger boarding crossings

  • Work with Joint Facilities to identify Host RR agreements needed

  • Participate in weekly Host RR conference calls

  • Participate in ADASP kickoff meetings and station conference calls with various Amtrak departments as needed

  • Assist Amtrak System and Division Engineering groups with Contractor access to Host railroad properties for SOGR projects

  • Provide high level guidance and approach to complex issue involving the host railroad.

  • Report the status of Host RR actives to program leadership weekly.

Due to the nature of work US Citizenship is required.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS-Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

  • We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with rail design and construction

  • Eight (8) years related work experience

  • Familiarity with Amtrak projects

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250935BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.